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Beyond Teeth

While problems like tooth decay and gum disease are common, they’re not the only issues that concern dental professionals.

Your teeth, gums, jaws and the soft tissues in your mouth and throat can all play a role in your oral health. Some people are surprised to learn that a dentist may be able to help with problems like snoring or ear pain, but many dental professionals can help you with a wide array of health issues. Find out more.

 
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young adults champagne cheers 28th August 2019 Reviewed by Dr Sally Beech Snoring and sleep apnoea - Find out how a dentist may be able to help Problematic breathing can impact your sleep, which means it can impact your quality of life. A dentist may be able to help. Read More young man dentist 28th August 2019 Reviewed by Dr Sally Beech Dry mouth - Explore symptoms and possible treatments Saliva helps reduce your risk of tooth decay and gum disease, so it’s important to address dry mouth. Find out causes and possible treatments. Read More elderly couple eating 28th August 2019 Reviewed by Dr Kavita Lobo Oral cancer - Learn about the early signs and screening options Oral cancer can develop in people of any age. Learn some of the early signs to look out for and how to get a screening. Read More young couple travelling 28th August 2019 Reviewed by Dr Cathryn Madden Teeth grinding (bruxism) - If this is a problem for you, read about potential solutions If you grind your teeth or clench your jaw, it might wear down your teeth or put strain on your jaw. Find out more about teeth grinding. Read More young women piggyback 28th August 2019 Reviewed by Dr Cathryn Madden Jaw joint disorders and jaw pain - Symptoms, risk factors and possible treatments Jaws that lock, spasm or feel painful may be signs of a joint disorder. Find out some of the symptoms, risk factors and possible treatments. Read More elderly lady laughing nurse 28th August 2019 Reviewed by Dr Mariam Chung Missing teeth - Reasons for tooth loss and potential solutions A gap in your teeth might affect neighbouring teeth and even your health. Find out reasons for tooth loss and potential solutions. Read More
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